Henry's rein

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  • Robert, you can have Normandy and William Rufus you can be King of England.
  • Matilda, we are getting married.
  • In 1087 William split up his kingdom between his two eldest sons.Henry, his yongest son, inherited £5,000 but no land.
  • Matilda, you are now declared the knew Queen.
  • When William died Henry was given the throne because Robert was abroad so could not inherit the throne.When Robert got back the two brothers hated each other so Henry invaded Normandy,captured Robert until his death in 1134.
  • I swear to recognise Matilda as the future heir.
  • Henry and his wife had 2 children, 1 daughter and a younger son.He also had 22 illegitimate children with other woman, 9 sons and 13 daughters.
  • I'm so sad
  • I swear to recognise Matilda as the future heir.
  • In 1120 henrys son (heir to the throne) died when his ship,which was filled with drunken noblemen, sank with no survivors.Because there was no one to claim the throne there was only 1 person who could.
  • All the barons where joined together at Westminster on christmas 1126 where they swore to recognise Matilda and any future heir she might have.
  • In late November, 1135 Henry fell ill. Apparently he fell ill because he ate too many eels when his doctor told him not to. He died on 1 December 1135 and was buried at Reading Abbey.
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